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COVID-19 case reported in ‘an individual’ at Kapuskasing District High School

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UPDATE, Saturday at 10:30am: The Porcupine Health Unit does not specify KDHS, but does say the individual is “from the area of Kapuskasing, Opasatika, Val Rita-Harty, Moonbeam, Fauquier-Strickland… (and) is of 19 years or younger.”

Kapuskasing District High School is reporting a case of COVID-19.

Principal Kevin McRae doesn’t specify whether it’s in a student or staff member.  But in a letter to families, he says the “individual” is at home in self-isolation.

The principal adds that the Porcupine Health Unit is communicating with anyone considered to have been in close contact with the individual, using student and staff attendance records.

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He advises the rest of the school community to continue attending, while self-monitoring for symptoms of the virus.

As of mid-evening on Friday, the health unit had said nothing publicly about the case at KDHS, which is the 86th in its region.

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